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Economics Connections

Economics Is Fun

http://members.tripod.com/cindysparks

VDOE—Economics Connections for the Elementary Strand

Click on link and the Adobe Acrobat file will open the materials

http://www.pen.k12.va.us/VDOE/Instruction/Elem_M/histk8.html

Innovative Classroom

Lesson ideas, activities for students, time management in the classroom.

Great set of certificates to use with students (go to Archive,

Certificates).

http://www.innovativeclassroom.com/

Gateway at Cornell University

http://www.tc.cornell.edu/Edu/ArtSocGatewat/economics.html

Elementary Economics SOL/Literature Connections

Excellent site with links to lessons that integrate literature and the economics strand of the Virginia Standards of Learning

http://www.richmond.edu/~ed344/webunits/economics/lessonplans.html

Economics/Literature Connections

The Goat in the Rug

http://ecedweb.unamaha.edu/lit_goat.htm

Can’t You Make Them Behave, King George?

http://www.mcps.k12.ms.us/curriculum/socialstd/grade5/Cant_Behave.html

Make Way for Ducklings

http://www.mcps.k12.md.us/curriculum/socialstd/grade1/Make_Way.html

Novels with Literature connections

http://members.aol.com/DonnAmCiv/Literature

Connections for 32 books to the Economics Strand

http://www.mcps.k12.md.us/curriculum/socialstd/Econ_Geog.html

Education Planet—gateway to lesson plans, activities, games, and ideas

http://www.educationplanet.com/search/Economics_and_Business

EconEdLink

http://www.econedlink.org/

California TeachNet Web Links for Economics

http://www.teachnet.k12.ca.us/Subdisciplines/econ.htm

ProTeacher—Especially for the Elementary Teacher

http://www.proteacher.com/

http://www.proteacher.com/090041.shtml

Connections+  Lesson Plans and Ideas

http://www.mcrel.org/resources/plus/index.asp?option=404

http://www.mcrel.org/resources/plus/index.asp?option=404#econ

EduPlace—Economics Ideas and Lessons

http://www.eduplace.com/hmco/school/ss/autoact/ss_4.html

Maryland Online Teacher Resource—economic indicator, activities, literature connections, lesson plans

http://www.towson.edu/coe/ssmd/ECONK3-4.htm

Grade 1 Links Page from Shoreline Social Studies Curriculum

http://www.shorelin.wednet.edu/Lake_Forest_Park/SocialStudieswebpages/gradeone.economics.html

Knowledge Network Economics Links—K-12 Resources

http://www.nhptv.org/kn/vs/soclab6f.htm

Economic Lesson Plan Links to Resources

http://www.ss.uno.edu/SS/Links/EconLp.html

Texas Links to Governmental Agencies that deal with Economic Issues

http://www.library.unt.edu/GovInfo/k-12/econ.html#top

Access Indiana Lesson Plans

http://tlc.ai.org/lessons/buyacar.htm

This page last updated on 06/25/00.

Dr. Cynthia Sparks is the Supervisor of Social Studies for Chesapeake Public Schools.  She is also an Adjunct Faculty member for the University of Virginia, Troy State University, and Old Dominion University.